Presentation on theme: "US Army Corps of Engineers BUILDING STRONG ® AFGHANISTAN ENGINEER DISTRICT-NORTH LDP VTC with SPN 12 January 2011."— Presentation transcript:
US Army Corps of Engineers BUILDING STRONG ® AFGHANISTAN ENGINEER DISTRICT-NORTH LDP VTC with SPN 12 January 2011
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3 Mission Afghanistan Engineer District-North supports the BUILDING of Afghanistan by delivering timely and reasonable quality infrastructure, providing O&M services, and BUILDING the Engineering and Construction capacity of Afghanistan in order to support the coalition COIN strategy. On order, transitions the mission to the Afghanistan Government. Broader purpose To establish enduring district programs and tools to deliver quality infrastructure as a key Coalition Force enabler. Leverage USACE competencies and resources to affect capacity development and improve the lives of the Afghan people.
BUILDING STRONG ® 4 Overview The districts program is comprised of five programs, including the Afghanistan National Army, the Afghanistan National Police, Military Construction, Operations & Maintenance and Infrastructure & Planning. In addition, the districts Capacity Development Program helps to bolster the capacity of the Afghan people to design, engineer, build and maintain facilities as U.S. and Coalition partners transition out of the theater of operations. ANA 201 st Corps Garrison National Police Training Center Coalition Forces Super FOB at Khair Khot Drainage feature at 22 Bunkers Solar streetlights in Kabul
BUILDING STRONG ® 5 Business Lines ANA ANP MILCON Roads & Infrastructure Water & Resources Real Estate O&M Main Effort BAGRAM NPTC GAMBERI 5 Afghanistan Engineer District - North
BUILDING STRONG ® 6 Bogdan Figiel with President Hamid Karzai Presidential Information Communication Center Design TSgt Shanika McBride, USAF Afghan Security Personnel Who We Are in AED-North Vinny Schmoe, 20 months, 3 rd Longest Duration in AED-N Military Active Duty - 56 RC/NG - 53 USACE Schedule A - 91 Other - 55 (DoD, DoA, DoN) Contractors US Contractors other Local National TOTAL AED-N = 1,198 Paris Embree, USACE Program Manager of the Year As of 11 Jan 2011 Demographic data LDPers
BUILDING STRONG ® 7 Why do we need help? Our FY 11 program is our largest to date – 240 additional projects valued at $2.9 billion Since October, weve completed an average of one project per day Our projects directly impact the counterinsurgency effort You offer fresh perspectives to new projects and enduring challenges Your energy and drive Your expertise and knowledge of Corps programs and processes Why do we need YOU?
BUILDING STRONG ® 8 Whats in it for you? Professional Development and opportunities for promotion Expand your horizons Attain your personal goals Network and forge life-long friendships with new people Be a part of history – help rebuild Afghanistan Rewarding work in a challenging environment
BUILDING STRONG ® 9 What else? Rest & Recuperation Get one paid 21-day R&R for a 6-month tour, three 21-day R&Rs for a 12-month tour Go home and visit family or travel the world Uniforms are provided, free of charge Keep in contact with loved ones easily Phones in every room with stateside numbers Computers with internet access provided in every room Wireless internet available Deployment living expenses are paid Living quarters Meals Laundry Medical care (restrictions apply)
BUILDING STRONG ® 10 (Click the image to launch the salary calculator) And of course, the pay is great …